Chora Prints in Tijuana and LA

Chora Prints: New Political Posters from TJ2La opens at La Casa del Tunel: Art Center this Saturday, Oct. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m..  Stop by Acamonchi’s who first, then head to La Casa!

More info about the project below:

New Political Posters from TJ2LA
Nuevos Posters Politicos de TJ a LA

On Exhibit October 18 – November 3 2008
At Two Locations

La Casa del Tunel: Art Center
Opening Saturday October 18 2008 6 – 9 pm
Music + Refreshments + Neighborhood Walking Tours
Calle Chapo Marquez 133 Col. Federal Tijuana Mexico

Under Spring
Opening Friday October 24 2008 7 – 10 pm
Music + Refreshments + Under Spring / Farmlab Tours
1745 N Spring Street Los Angeles CA 90012

Participating Artists | Artistas Participantes
Sandow Birk Lauren Bon Mark Bradford
George Herms Hannah Krut-Powell Qingyun Ma
Rich Nielsen Felicity Powell 2cent
John Carr Ofelia Esparza Ruben Esparza
Brandy Flower Amitis Motevalli Miguel Angel Reyes
Jose Ramirez Maria del Carmen Arroyo Mely Barragan
Alvaro Blancarte Luis Garzon Alfredo Gutierrez
Noni Olabisi Roberto Rosique Daniel Ruanova
About The Project | Tocante El Proyecto
On the occasion of the run-up to the November 4, 2008 U.S. Presidential election, Chora, Self-Help Graphics (SHG), and Casa Del Tunel:Art Center (CDT) are teaming up with two-dozen artists to produce posters about what the consider to be the key North American political issues of the day. Each of the three studios will select eight artists to create the works.

Printing will take place at the venerable Self-Help Graphics in East Los Angeles, at Casa Del Tunel, a new arts and culture center in Tijuana, Mexico. The concept for the project, as well as the support, comes from Chora, an initiative of the Annenberg Foundation.

Posters for this non-partisan project will be exhibited in the weeks prior to the election at least at two locations: Underspring and Casa Del Tunel:Art Center.

Chora aims to support the intangibles that precede creativity.


About Kinsee Morlan

Arts and web editor at San Diego CityBeat. Interested in art and the Tijuana/San Diego border.
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